Jack Barrow

Musings of Jack Barrow, blogging about a life of writing and philosophy; creating fiction and non fiction, sourced from pop philosophy and the irrational. Occasional outbursts on matters political, comical or just the downright infuriating. Currently writing a travelogue about a six week tour of the 39 historic counties of England while trying to earn enough money for a new shed.

Google have your granny in their computer

I’m a little disturbed. Those of you who have met me might suggest that’s an understatement. It seems Google and others have been harvesting phone...
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Starting a 2.2 Dti Vauxhall Frontera – don’t go to Halfords

In keeping with the spirit of the plans for the great travelogue tour of Englandthe crises keep coming. Some of you might have read about the work I...
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Elstree 1976

R2D2 enjoyed his night out tonight at the Ultimate Picture Palace in Oxford. We drove over there to see a showing of Elstree 1976, a documentary...
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Ennui and the art of motorcycle maintenance

This appeared on Facebook a little while ago. Interestingly BBC Radio 4 just broadcast a dramatisation of Zen the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by...
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